Children of compulsory school age

Children of compulsory school age without special educational needs, mobility or disability

Parents of children without a special educational need or disability (SEND) and aged 5-16 years should contact the School Admissions Team for information about what travel assistance they might be entitled to. They can do this by telephoning 0161 912 5080 or by writing to:

School Admissions Team
Travel Assistance
Waterside House
M33 7ZF

Children of Compulsory School Age with an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP)

For children with an Education, Health and Care Plan please review the All Age Travel Assistance Policy before completing the on-line travel assistance application form

Children starting Reception

Children are not of compulsory school age until the term after they are five; however, most children in Trafford start school in reception class in the September of the academic year in which they become five. Travel Assistance applications will be accepted for these children; to receive travel assistance the child must meet the eligibility criteria for a primary pupil of compulsory school age.